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" But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 346
edited by - 1819
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Rosamund Gray, Essays, Letters, and Poems

Charles Lamb - 1856 - 425 pages
...and gloves; also, the burial fees paid, if not exceeding one guinea." "Man," says Sir Thomas Browne, "is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave." Whoever drew up this little advertisement certainly understood this appetite in the species, and has...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 776 pages
...earthly glory, and the quality of either state after death makes a folly of" posthumous memory. Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre. To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names, and predicament...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines, Volume 3

James Hamilton - 1858
...have found unhappy frustration; and to hold long subsistence, seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnising nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy...
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Our Christian classics: readings from the best divines, with ..., Volumes 3-4

Christian classics - 1858
...have found unhappy frustration j and to hold long subsistence, scems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnising nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with ..., Volume 3

James Hamilton - 1858
...have found unhappy frustration ; and to hold long subsistence, seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnising nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy...
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Pilgrim Walks: a Chaplet of Memories

Mrs. Robert Cartwright - 1859 - 247 pages
...have found unhappy frustration; and to hold long subsistence, seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature." " Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us. A small fire...
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A select glossary of English words used formerly in senses different from ...

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin.) - 1859 - 252 pages
...some great man with his service, and then he blusheth at his own bravery. Id., Ib. b. ii. c. 1 8. Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, not omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. Sir T. Browne, Hydriotaphia. There...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature, and British and American ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1859 - 3140 pages
...unhappy frustration; and to hold long subsistence seems but a srape In oblivion. But man Is a n<»Me animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities and death with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery In the infamy of his nature." — ffydrwtaphia....
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The Architectural Magazine, Volume 4

John Claudius Loudon - 1837
...London, 17. New Rfilman Street, July, 1837. ART. III. On Cemeteries. By JA PICTON, Architect. " Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes and pompous in the grave ; solemnising nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy...
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Apparat

Horst Gronemeyer, Elisabeth Höpker-Herberg, Klaus Hurlebusch, Helmut Riege, Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, Rose-Maria Hurlebusch
...an eine Stelle im j. Kapitel von Thomas Brownes »Hydriotaphia« (»Urne-Burial«) (1658): But man is a Noble Animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave <. . .>. (T. Browne, The works. Ed. by G. Keynes. Bd i. London 1964. S. 169.) 71, 16/17 Philemon u...
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